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Business Essentials: Networking

This is Part 3 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 1 | Part 2 Love it or hate it, networking is essential for small business owners. The end goal is business growth. Networking does not have to start at a trade show or event, and networking…

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When Will the Next Recession Be?

How can we predict a recession? Why am I hearing that there will be another recession soon? What can I expect from my business financing during a recession? How do I best prepare for a recession? How can we predict a recession? Well the short answer…

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Eagle Eye: Online Loans or Invoice Factoring

We see a lot of small business owners shopping around for financing, and many mention online lenders. Sometimes, yes, a short-term online loan can be helpful for an entrepreneur in getting the capital needed for scaling their business. Yet, we see many business owners getting swept…

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Tips for Growing Your Small Business

Small businesses aren’t always easy to run, but they play a big role in our economy and actually account for over 99% of all businesses throughout the country. Unfortunately, many fail due to problems with cash flow. If you are looking for ways to help your…

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How To Push Past Growth Plateaus

Causes of Plateau Business plan ill-equipped to support growth Lack of Personnel Financial Constraints Market Competition Growth plateaus are common for any business. Typically, they are a part of the small business growth cycle: expansion, plateau, expansion. Prolonged plateaus could be indicative of a more serious…

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Invoice Factoring for Staffing Companies

Staffing factoring is crucial to a staffing company’s balance sheet. Payment terms with clients mean a gap in available working capital for staffing businesses. Your employees need to be paid on time, but you are waiting for your clients to pay. Here is where invoice factoring…

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Online Business Loans

According to the SBA, business owners borrow $600 billion each year. Advancements in technology and the 2008 Recession causing large banks to extend less capital to entrepreneurs has led to a rise in the market share of online lenders. These online loans are positioned as quick…